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Council Announces New EMS Systems Coordinator PDF Print E-mail

john petrieThe Council is pleased to announce the addition of John Petrie to the staff as the new EMS Systems Coordinator. John retired from Prince William County Fire & Rescue as Battalion Chief and Paramedic. John holds a wide variety of certifications & licenses including Instructor III & Officer IV from the VA Department of Fire Programs. He received his Master of Arts in Disaster & Emergency Management from American Public University in 2010. John will begin his tenure on June 1, 2018. 


 

 
Arrival of New AHA Training Center Coordinator PDF Print E-mail

a manzioneIt's with great pleasure that we announce the arrival of our new AHA Training Center Coordinator. Anthony Manzione will assume his duties with us on May 11, 2018. Anthony has been an AHA instructor for the past two years, an EMS provider since the 1980s, is retired from the FAA, & is currently a volunteer at Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company in Winchester. In his spare time he also works for Valley Medical Transport. He'll keep the same e-mail address, which is This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Feel free to stop in and meet him soon! 


 

 

 
Staffing Change PDF Print E-mail

Effective May 18, 2018, Kendra Sours has resigned her position as EMS Systems Planner to accept a training position closer to home and her family. We would like to thank Kendra for her 5 ½ years of service and dedication to the Council and its programs and for helping us achieve considerable enhancements to the EMS system within the Lord Fairfax EMS Council region during her tenure.

The Council is in the process of announcing the job opening for a full time EMS Systems Coordinator and hopes to have the position filled late May or early June. Please feel free to contact the Executive Director, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , if you have any questions. 


 

 
Regional EMS Award Nominations Now Being Accepted! PDF Print E-mail

2018awardslfemsThe Lord Fairfax EMS Council's annual awards presentation dinner will be held Wednesday, June 20, 2018 beginning at 6:30pm. We're looking for the best of the best & we need your help! Your mission is to find and nominate someone for a 2018 Regional EMS Award! Regional EMS Award nominations will be accepted in 11 categories, plus the Scholarship for Outstanding Contributions to EMS by a High School Senior in which the senior chosen will win a $1,000 scholarship! All winners will be advanced for consideration for the Governer's EMS Awards and Statewide Scholarship to be presented in November. We've made the process easier than ever this year! Nominations can now be submitted online! Nominations must be received by 4:00pm, May 25th at the Council office! More


 
New CPR Classes Just Announced! PDF Print E-mail


New Healthcare Provider & Heartsaver CPR classes have just been announced for April thru June! For a complete listing, click here.


 

 
Release of MAI Training for Paramedics PDF Print E-mail

maiThe Lord Fairfax EMS Council has released training for its new Medication Assisted Intubation (MAI). This training is intended for all Paramedic level providers within the Council's region who plan to utilize MAI. Two training dates in March have been announced with pre-registration required. This training is mandatory & also includes a refresher on surgical cricothyrotomy. Click here to register


 

 
Annual Report Released PDF Print E-mail
The Council's Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2017 is now available for download and viewing! This report is being e-mailed to all EMS agencies in the region. We hope you enjoy learning more about our accomplishments! LFEMS FY17 Annual Report

 
Newly adopted Protocols going live October 1, 2017! PDF Print E-mail
The Operational Medical Directors for the agencies in the Lord Fairfax EMS Council region have endorsed and adopted new Regional Pre-Hospital Standard Patient Treatment Protocols. The newly adopted protocols have significant advancements to provide for an increase in the amount of skills and patient treatment that can be performed by EMS providers within the region. The new procotols become effective October 1, 2017. More


 
Recognition of EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact PDF Print E-mail

replica statesThe Nation’s first EMS Compact announces the date of the first official meeting where the interstate commission will be seated. Please read the press release for more information. REPLICA has been signed into legislation in 11 states and the first official meeting of the commission will be held October 7-8, 2017 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The notice of public hearing for the proposed rule has been released. The purpose of the proposed rule is to establish a rulemaking process of the Interstate Commission for EMS Personnel Practice that substantially conforms to the principles of the model state administrative procedure act of 2010 and subsequent amendments thereto. The Recognition of EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact web site can be found at: http://www.emsreplica.org/


 

 
Council Presents Annual Awards PDF Print E-mail

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 the Council presented its annual Regional EMS Awards at the Front Royal Volunteer Fire Department. These winners will go on to compete for the state awards later this Fall. The winner of this year's $1,000 scholarship for Outstanding Contribution to EMS by a High School Senior was presented to Anna Griffin, a member of the South End Fire & Rescue Company. Anna is planning to attend Old Dominion University this fall and hopes to work in the healthcare field! More


 

 
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